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In just a month's time, the annual Singapore Writers Festival will be back in full force. And we're happy to see so many of our authors in the spotlight this year. From award-winning authors and poets such as Cyril Wong, Haresh Sharma, and Boey Kim Cheng, to winners and finalists of our very own Epigram Books Fiction Prize such as Yeoh Jo-Ann and Anittha Thanabalan, they'll be at several of the events and panels lined up just for you. 

Check out who's appearing when with our handy guide below!

 

ADAN JIMENEZ
Immersive Storytelling Through Games (9 Nov, Sat 8pm, The Arts House, Screening Room)
Join Adan Jiminez, one half of A.J. Low, as he addresses the differences in the way video games present their stories and themes compared to other forms of storytelling, and how the story can be told through gameplay elements. More information and ticketing details here

 

ADELINE FOO
Literature and the Pioneering Women (10 Nov, Sun 12pm, The Arts House, Play Den)
Having written about the lives of women in early 20th century Singapore, Adeline Foo (the Amos Lee series, Tiny Shoes, Tiny Feet), Charmaine Leung, and Suchen Christine Lim discuss their chosen genres and how they offer specific possibilities in talking about the past and its contributions to the present. More information and ticketing details here.

 

A.J. LOW
The Write Morning II (9 Nov, Sat 10am, The Arts House)
Develop your child's narrative writing skills with practical tips and hands-on exercises in this series of programmes by authors A.J. Low (who wrote the bestselling Sherlock Sam series), Charlene Shepherdson, and Jack Cheng. They will teach children how to create their own characters and scenarios in this engaging session. More information and ticketing deals here.

 

AKSHITA NANDA
Not Here, Not There (10 Nov, Sun 12.30pm, Asian Civilisations Museum. Ngee Ann Auditorium)
In the wake of growing nativism in the world today, join Akshita Nanda (Nimita's Place), Jason Erik Lundberg (Diary of One Who Disappeared, Most Excellent and Lamentable), and Kamal Al-Solaylee as they discuss the nuances involved in acts of staying, moving, and settling in their works. More information and ticketing details here

Writing as Author-Journalists (10 Nov, Sun 3pm, National Gallery Singapore, Rooftop Studios 1-4)
Do journalists have a headstart in becoming published writers? Does it hinder them in any way? Join this panel of journalists-turned-authors as they speak about their transition and route to being a published author. More information and ticketing details here

 

AMANDA LEE KOE
SWF Book Club: Amanda Lee Koe (2 Nov, Sat 10am, The Arts House, Tribe)
In this session, Amanda Lee Koe (Ministry of Moral Panic, Delayed Rays of a Star) talks about French symbolist enfant terrible Arthur Rimbaud's poetry collection A Season In Hell, "punk poet laureate" Patti Smith's memoir Just Kids, and singer-songwriter St Vincent's debut album Marry Me, and how they changed the way she thought about language. Admission is FREE. 

Metaphor, Making and Meaning (2 Nov, Sat 2pm, Asian Civilisations Museum, Discovery Room)
How do metaphors allow writers to provide clarity or identify similarities across ideas? Is all language itself, in essence, metaphorical? And if so, what is the role of the writer in meaning-making? More information and ticketing details here

An Hour With: Amanda Lee Koe (3 Nov, Sun 6pm, National Gallery Singapore, Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium)
In this meet-the-author session, Amanda Lee Koe speaks about her identity, her process, her influences, and her works, Delayed Rays of A Star and Ministry of Moral Panic. More information and ticketing details here

 

ANITTHA THANABALAN
In Celebration of Fanfiction (3 Nov, Sun 11am, The Arts House, Blue Room)
Join Anittha Thanabalan (The Lights That Find Us), Irie Aman, and Joyce Chua as they share some of their favourite fan-fiction and examine why the genre still needs to defend itself as a legitimate form of writing to a larger audience. More information and ticketing details here.

Why Diversity Matters in YA Fiction (9 Nov, Sat 3pm, The Arts House, Play Den)
How can Young Adult (YA) fiction be more inclusive and diverse? Why is YA an important genre to front this shift? Join the conversation with Jack Cheng, Nicola Yoon, and Anittha Thanabalan on why diversity matters and how it can be achieved. More information and ticketing details here.

A Spotlight on Emerging Writers (9 Nov, Sat 6.30pm, The Arts House, Gallery II)
This special reading shines the spotlight on emerging authors such as Anittha Thanabalan, Qamar Firdaus Saini, SJ Huang, Yeoh Jo-Ann, and Ziks, who have added more energy to Singapore's already bustling literary scene. Hear their stories as they share the inspiration behind their works. Admission is FREE.

 

BARRIE SHERWOOD
The Case for Short Stories (2 Nov, Sat 3pm, The Arts House, Living Room)
Barrie Sherwood (The Angel Tiger and Other Stories), Elaine Chew and Sharon Bala put forth the case for why short stories should still be read, why the form is relevant in today's age, and discuss the decisions that go into putting together a compelling short story collection. More information and ticketing details here

The Absurd, the Mundane and Everything in Between (2 Nov, Sat 6.30pm, The Arts House, Living Room)
Barrie Sherwood, Selja Ahava, and Jason Erik Lundberg interrogate the humdrum weave of the everyday and discuss how they have incorporated such moments to craft narratives that reveal poignant truths about the human experience. More information and ticketing details here

Keeping it Fresh: A Defence of Originality: 8 Nov, Fri 7pm, The Arts House, Gallery II
Authors Jason Erik Lundberg and Barrie Sherwood mark the launch of their newest books—Most Excellent and Lamentable and The Angel Tiger and Other Stories respectively—with this panel that looks at the idea of short story collections, how they are put together and how authors/editors keep them fresh. With so many stories being told year after year, can stories be truly original? Admission is FREE. 

SWF Fiction Roundtable (9 Nov, Sat 1pm, The Arts House, Play Den)
Barrie joins Suchen Christine Lim, O Thiam Chin and Meira Chand for this roundtable discussion to examine a variety of issues surrounding craft, process, and all the things about writing that can energise and infuriate. More information and ticketing details here.

 

BOEY KIM CHENG
SWF Poetry Roundtable (10 Nov, Sun 3pm, The Arts House, Play Den)
Join poet/author Boey Kim Cheng who, along with Christine Chia, Tse Hao Guang and Melizarani T Selva in this Poetry Roundtable as they look at the craft, process, and everything about poetry, for better or for verse. More information and ticketing details here.

 

CYRIL WONG
A Bigger Party then Expected (1 Nov, Fri 8pm, The Arts House)
Inspired by Rex Shelley's seminal The Shrimp People, The Arts House transforms into a Eurasian wedding celebration. Wander through the house and encounter performances and interactive installations that bring a unique take on Shelley's words. More information and ticketing details here

The Struggle is Real (2 Nov, 12.30pm, National Gallery Singapore, Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium) 
Cyril Wong, Melanie Mununggurr-Williams and Okky Madasari consider how their works challenges the intersections of speech, belief, and ideology in everyday power relations and how their writing allows them to speak where they might otherwise be silenced. More information and ticketing details here.

The Language of Loneliness (8 Nov, Fri 8pm, The Arts House, Chamber)
Cyril Wong, Chelene Knight and Min Jin Lee discuss how loneliness can be a generative state for creative work both in terms of theme and process, and how much loneliness is too much. More information and ticketing details here

Tell it Slant: Cyril Wong and Danez Smith (9 Nov, Sat 1.30pm, The Arts House, Chamber)
Join Cyril Wong and Danez Smith in this reading and conversation about how they have used language to reclaim identity and experience to speak their truths. More information and ticketing details here

Uniquely Singapore(an) (9 Nov, Sat 8.30pm, The Arts House, Living Room)
Cyril Wong plays moderator at the book launch of Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Vol. 4. Together with a panel that includes Jason Erik Lundberg, Pooja Nansi and others, they discuss what makes a great Singaporean short story. Is it simply making characters Singaporean? Do the situations have to be uniquely Singaporean? This session also shines the spotlight on new authors whose offerings are included in this latest volume of short stories. Admission is FREE.

 

DARYL QILIN YAM
Language in the Age of Dating Apps (4 Nov, Mon 8.30pm, The Arts House, Blue Room)
Daryl Qilin Yam and Marylyn Tan discuss how the language of romance has shifted ever since dating apps have entered our consciousness. More information and ticketing details here

Generation Gap: Suchen Christine Lim x Daryl Qilin Yam (6 Nov, Wed 7pm, The Arts House, Blue Room)
The Generation Gap series puts writers and artists across generations in conversation about their art form. In this session, writers Suchen Christine Lim and Daryl Qilin Yam ruminate on what makes the Singapore story.  More information and ticketing details here.

 

DREWSCAPE
The Power of the Graphic Memoir 
(3 Nov, Sun 4.30pm, Asian Civilisations Museum, Ngee Ann Auditorium)
Drewscape, who illustrated the Sherlock Sam series, joins fellow artists Ancco and Rani Pramesti to discuss the challenges and rewards of depicting their lives through the graphic memoir, as well as the artistic decisions behind their works. More information and ticketing details here.

 

GWEE LI SUI
Invisible Essence: The Little Prince (26 Oct, 5.30pm, The Projector)
Come hear the author read from, and share about, the world's beloved novella, The Little Prince, in Singapore's own beloved language.  More information and ticketing details here

The Leeter Tunku – A Reading (3 Nov, Sun 8pm, The Arts House, SWF POP Stage)
Seventy-six years after the publication of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince, Gwee Li Sui (Spiaking SinglishMyth of the Stone) has translated it into Singlish. Join him in this marathon session as he reads from The Leetur Tunku – the world's first Singlish translation of a literary classic. Admission is FREE. 

Texting and the Englishing of World Languages (6 Nov, Wed 8.30pm, The Arts House, Blue Room)
Has texting damaged our cultural ecology or added into linguistic diversity? This panel discusses whether these trends are a cause for concern or celebration.
A festival pass is needed for this event. More information and ticketing details here

Words We Love: Lah (7 Nov, Thurs 8.30pm, The Arts House, Chamber)
'Lah' is possibly the word that most identify with Singlish. It is probably also the most misused by non-native Singlish speakers. Join Gwee Li Sui as he explores our understanding of this mysterious syllable. More information and ticketing details here.

 

HARESH SHARMA
The Price We Pay (3 Nov, Sun 12.30pm, The Arts House, Blue Room)
Progress can be a cruel reality for those left behind. Haresh Sharma, Moe Clark, and Ng Kok Hoe speak to their experiences and views about trying to balance the need for development against keeping out society and communities intact. More information and ticketing details here. 

Festival Epilogue (10 Nov, Sun 6pm, Victoria Theatre)
Haresh Sharma examines the complexities behind the use of language in a multilingual society as explored in his works, and how this can reveal more than we thought possible about an individual and about the fabric of our nation.  More information and ticketing details here.

 

IMRAN HASHIM
From Canada to Singapore (9 Nov, Sat 8.30pm, The Arts House, Gallery II)
We are multicultural, we are multilingual, we have red and white flags and great writers. In this Country Focus special, writers from Canada and Singapore, including Imran Hashim (Annabelle Thong), Daryl Lim Wei Jie and Chelene Knight, share the stage as they read their work. Admission is FREE. 

Festival Gala: What is the most versatile Singlish word? (10 Nov, Sun 2pm, The Arts House, Chamber)
What is the most versatile Singlish word, indeed? Imran Hashim joins this panel that also includes Gurmit Singh, the most famous funny man in Singapore, JB and some say, Batam; Colin Goh, award-winning filmmaker, humorist, and the artist/co-writer of Dim Sum Warriors; and Oniatta Effendi, educator and founder of Baju By Oniatta, a clothing line dedicated to reinventing the way batik is worn and appreciated. More information and ticketing details here.

 

JASON ERIK LUNDBERG
The Absurd, the Mundane and Everything in Between (2 Nov, Sat 6.30pm, The Arts House, Living Room)
Barrie Sherwood, Selja Ahava, and Jason Erik Lundberg interrogate the humdrum weave of the every day and discuss how they have incorporated such moments to craft narratives that reveal poignant truths about the human experience. More information and ticketing details here

Keeping it Fresh: A Defence of Originality (8 Nov, Fri 7pm, The Arts House, Gallery II)
Authors Jason Erik Lundberg and Barrie Sherwood mark the launch of their newest books—Most Excellent and Lamentable and The Angel Tiger and Other Stories respectively—with this panel that looks at the idea of short story collections, how they are put together and how authors/editors keep them fresh. With so many stories being told year after year, can stories be truly original? Admission is FREE. 

Ruling the Galaxy (9 Nov, Sat 5pm, The Arts House, Living Room)
Boey Meihan, Victor Dixen, and Victor Fernando R Ocampo discuss why they have chosen to set their stories in space and how they have imagined an entire interstellar universe. More information and ticketing details here

Uniquely Singapore(an) (9 Nov, Sat 8.30pm, The Arts House, Living Room)
At this launch of Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Vol. 4, we gather  a panel that includes Jason Erik LundbergPooja Nansi and others to discuss what makes a great Singaporean short story. Is it simply making characters Singaporean? Do the situations have to be uniquely Singaporean? This session also shines the spotlight on new authors whose offerings are included in this latest volume of short stories. Admission is FREE. More details here. 

Not Here, Not There (10 Nov, Sun 12.30pm, Asian Civilisations Museum. Ngee Ann Auditorium)
In the wake of growing nativism in the world today, join Akshita Nanda (Nimita's Place), Jason Erik Lundberg, and Kamal Al-Solaylee as they discuss the nuances involved in acts of staying, moving, and settling in their works. More information and ticketing details here.

 

JEAN TAY
The Creative Writing Classroom (9 Nov, Sat 7.30pm, The Arts House, Blue Room)
Join one of Singapore's hottest playwrights Jean Tay (Sisters & Senang: The Island PlaysBoom, Everything But The Brain), poet and essayist Lawrence Ypil (We Contain Multitudes), and actor-director Huzir Sulaiman as they speak about their experiences of teaching writing, the joys, the pitfalls, and everything in between. More information and ticketing details here.

 

JOSES HO
Spoke & Bird #27: Natalie Wang and Joses Ho (5 Nov, Tues 7.30pm, The Arts House, Play Den)
Join poets Natalie Wang and Joses Ho (both of whom are featured in the LONTAR series) in this ever-popular poetry open mic that welcomes new and seasoned writers and poets to showcase their works. Admission is FREE.  

The Poem as Machine (9 Nov, Sat 11am, The Arts House, Chamber)
This panel invites poets to discuss the state of art and future trends in light of this development, and how both writers and coders can wield these tools for their creative practices. More information and ticketing details here.  

 

LINDA LOCKE
"So the Moral of the Story is..." (9 Nov, Sat 12pm, The Arts House, Living Room)
Join authors Ng Swee San (Yaya The Double-Decker Bus) and Linda Locke (Jack Is Curious, Agnes and Her Amazing Orchid) as they talk about the lessons that their characters learn in their respective books. They will also share how children's books can be used to teach life lessons that both children and adults can learn. This event is FREE. 

 

MARYLYN TAN
Go Your Own Way (2 Nov, Sat 7.30pm, The Arts House, Chamber)
Amidst the expectations of genre, readership demands, and social norms, some writers have chosen to go off the beaten path and pursue a more unconventional or experimental process. Hear from Jorge Franco, Desmond Kon, Marylyn Tan (featured in the LONTAR series), and Tse Hao Guang as they share the pressures and challenges they have faced in charting a path of their own, and finding their voices and readership. More information and ticketing details here.

Language in the Age of Dating Apps (4 Nov, Mon 8.30pm, The Arts House, Blue Room)
Author Daryl Qilin Yam and poet Marylyn Tan discuss how the language of romance has shifted ever since dating apps have entered our consciousness. More information and ticketing details here.

Texting and the Englishing of World Languages (6 Nov, Wed 8.30pm, The Arts House, Blue Room)
Has texting damaged our cultural ecology or added to linguistic diversity? This panel discusses whether these trends are a cause for concern or celebration. More information and ticketing details here

Android Pythons and the Ferocious Feminine (10 Nov, Sun 4.30pm, The Arts House, Blue Room)
How have women been contorted to fit into the language of predominant systems that are often patriarchal and masculine? This conversation among Marylyn Tan, Ayesha Khanna, and Francis Bond draws the connection between technology and literature to examine the linguistics of femininity and feminism within these systems. More information and ticketing details here.

 

MAUREEN YEO
The Write Morning I (2 Nov, Sat 10am, The Arts House)
Develop your child's narrative writing skills with practical tips and hands-on exercises in this series of programmes by authors Maureen Yeo, Colin Goh and Chris Riddell. More information and ticketing details here.

"So the Moral of the Story is..." (9 Nov, Sat 12pm, The Arts House, Living Room)
Maureen Yeo plays moderator for this panel. Join authors Ng Swee San and Linda Locke as they talk about the lessons that their characters learn in their respective books. They will also share how children's books can be used to teach life lessons that both children and adults can learn from. Admission is FREE.

 

NG SWEE SAN
"So the Moral of the Story is..." (9 Nov, Sat 12pm, The Arts House, Living Room) Join authors Ng Swee San and Linda Locke in this special book launch as they talk about the lessons that their characters learn in their respective books: Yaya the Double Decker Bus and Jack Is Curious: Do Farts Make Old People Go Faster?. They will also share how children's books can be used to teach life lessons that both children and adults can learn from. Admission is FREE.

 

NG YI-SHENG
In Search of Monsters (2 Nov, Sat 11am, Asian Civilisations Museum, Ngee Ann Auditorium)
Using creatures such as the rakshasa and werewolves, writers spin original tales as allegories for something more. Why do they choose to write about the grotesque and how do beasts and mythological figures speak to us about being human? More information and ticketing details here

Language of the Paranormal (3 Nov, Sun 4.30pm, National Gallery Singapore, Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium)
Society's fascination with the dead and the unknown has had an unwavering grasp on global culture. Sit down with some of the best horror writers in the festival, including Ng Yi-Sheng, SJ Huang, and Tunku Halim, to discuss the appeal of being frightened, and what keeps people asking for more. More information and ticketing details here.

 

NING CAI
Murder S/he Wrote (7 Nov, Thurs 7.30pm, The Arts House, Gallery II)
Uncover the key elements that make a murder mystery with Ning Cai, the award-winning author behind the bestselling YA mystery series, The Savant Trilogy, which sees Maxine Schooling trying to track down the person who killed her family. Admission is FREE. 

Dangerous Minds (9 Nov, Sat 7pm, The Arts House, Chamber)
The growing number of true crime documentaries and podcasts in recent years reveal that we are morbidly obsessed with the psyches and motivations of people who commit heinous crimes. How do writers delve into and weave the psychology of a killer into their stories, and craft a convincing and layered character? More information and ticketing details here.

YA Fiction Roundtable (10 Nov, Sun 4.30pm, The Arts House, Play Den)
The SWF Roundtable series connects festival audiences with authors such as Ning Cai, David Yoon, Joyce Chua, and Victor Dixen in an informal setting to examine a variety of issues surrounding craft, process, and all the things about writing that can energise and infuriate. More information and ticketing details here.

 

O THIAM CHIN
SWF Fiction Roundtable (9 Nov, Sat 1pm, The Arts House, Play Den)
O Thiam Chin (Once We Were There, Fox Fire Girl) joins Barrie SherwoodSuchen Christine Lim, and Meira Chand for this roundtable discussion to examine a variety of issues surrounding craft, process, and all the things about writing that can energise and infuriate. More information and ticketing details here

 

OVIDIA YU
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (2 Nov, Sat 7pm, National Gallery Singapore, Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium)
Certain plot devices and character archetypes have become formulaic within crime fiction. Alice Clark-Platts, Caryl Lewis, and Ovidia Yu pick apart the genre to discuss tropes and cliches that they abhor and/or adore. More information and ticketing details here.

Festival Debate: This house believes that men are ruining feminism. (6 Nov, Wed 8.30pm, The Arts House, Chamber)
If Beyoncé is right, and girls run the world, is a man's place next to women or should they just move out of the way? Can we really depend on men to be allies? Ovidia Yu joins this all-female line-up chaired by Ashley Fifty as they discuss whether men's involvement in feminism helps or hurts the cause. More information and ticketing details here.

 

PICO IYER
Beyond Borders, Beyond Words (2 Nov, Sat 11am, The Arts House, Chamber)
Acclaimed travel writer Pico Iyer (This Could Be Home) meditates on the spaces between the spoken and the unspoken while living in Japan, where he has made his home for the past three decades. Reflecting on the concepts of nuance and silence, he will speak on human connection and belonging. More information and ticketing details here

Untold Stories of Places (2 Nov, Sat 5.30pm, National Gallery Singapore, Rooftops Studios 1-4)
Beyond functionality, buildings offer insights on the cities they belong to. What can we glean from the relationship between a city and its landmark buildings? From preserving heritage buildings to enclaves that might soon be demolished in favour of shiny skyscrapers, what do they reflect upon its community? More information and ticketing details here.

SWF Book Club: Pico Iyer (3 Nov, Sun 10am, The Arts House, Tribe)
In this session, Pico Iyer speaks about Zadie Smith's Changing My Mind, Salman Rushdie's Midnight Children, Don De Lillo's The Names and D.H. Lawrence's Women in Love, and how they changed the way he thought about language. This is a FREE event.

 

QUEK HONG SHIN
Universe of Feelings (3 Nov, Sun 10am, The Arts House, Play Den)
Developed from an art residency at Rainbow Centre, Quek Hong Shin was inspired by the children with autism he met. This storytelling and craft session introduces children to empathy and emotions as they meet characters like the Calm Moon and Sad Comet. Admission is FREE. 

The Brilliant Oil Lamp (3 Nov, Sun 2pm, The Arts House, Living Room)
What will Asha do when the electricity in her family's new flat gets cut and everything goes dark? Return to the 1970s with Quek Hong Shin as he reads from his latest children's book The Brilliant Oil Lamp and join in some fun activities including shadow play. Admission is FREE.

 

ROBERT YEO
Generation Gap: Robert Yeo X Daryl Lim Wei Jie (2 Nov, Sat 5pm, The Arts House, Screening Room)
The Generation Gap series puts writers and artists across generations in conversation about their art form. In this session, poets Robert Yeo and Daryl Lim Wei Jie discuss how they approach dealing with the historical in writing. More information and ticketing details here.

First Editions of Sing Lit (3 Nov, Sun 3.30pm, The Arts House, Blue Room)
Join book lovers and acclaimed poets Robert Yeo and Alvin Pang as they talk about their personal libraries and first editions of seminal works in Sing Lit. What historical and collector's value do these books hold? More information and ticketing details here.

 

SHELLY BRYANT
SWF Translation Roundtable (2 Nov, Sat 5pm, The Arts House, Play Den)
The SWF Roundtable series connects festival audiences with writers and translators in an informal setting to examine a variety of issues surrounding craft, process and all the things about translation that can energise and infuriate. More information and ticketing details here

Can the Truth Be Translated? (3 Nov, Sun 3.30pm, The Arts House, Screening Room)
Has the translator's role changed with the rise of fake news? Babak Tabarraee, Lian Hai Guang, and Shelly Bryant consider the ethics of their profession as the art of discerning the truth continues to be a growing challenge. More information and ticketing details here.

 

SUFFIAN HAKIM
Reimagining Characters (2 Nov, Sat 10.30am, National Gallery Singapore, Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium)
Ever encountered a minor character in a novel and thought about what would happen if you retold a story from their perspective? Brittany Cavallaro, Kamel Daoud, and Suffian Hakim have! Join them in a conversation about the process of reclaiming narratives and how reimagining perspectives can spin a whole worldview on its axis. More information and ticketing details here

Diss-Cuss (2 Nov, Sat 3.30pm, Asian Civilisations Museum, Ngee Ann Auditorium)
'Strong language,' when used tactically, can provide great impact for readers, build characters, or create a brilliant comic moment. In this session, writers consider when curse words and disses can be useful for narratives and dialogue, and how writers can employ them for a %^&#ing great effect. More information and ticketing details here

 

VICTOR FERNANDO R OCAMPO
Ruling the Galaxy:
 (9 Nov, Sat 5pm, The Arts House, Living Room)
Authors Boey Meihan, Victor Dixen, and Victor Fernando R Ocampo (LONTAR, Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Vol. 4The Infinite Library and Other Stories) discuss why they have chosen to set their stories in space and how they conjure an entire interstellar universe in their works. More information and ticketing details here

 

WONG LAI CHUN
Do I Matter? A Journey to Building Your Self-Esteem
(3 Nov, Sun 1.30pm, The Arts House, SWF POP Stage)
The author will talk about the reasons behind and the challenges faced while writing the book. She will also share some tips on how to improve your self-esteem; and how your resilience can help you deal with the challenges you'll face in your life. This is a FREE event. 

 

YEOH JO-ANN
A Spotlight on Emerging Writers (9 Nov, Sat 6.30pm, The Arts House, Gallery II)
This special reading shines the spotlight on emerging authors such as Anittha ThanabalanQamar Firdaus Saini, SJ Huang, Yeoh Jo-Ann, and Ziks, who have added more energy to Singapore's already bustling literary scene. Hear their stories as they share the inspiration behind their works. Admission is FREE. 

Writing as Author-Journalists: 10 Nov, Sun 3pm, National Gallery Singapore, Rooftop Studios 1-4
Do journalists have a headstart in becoming published writers? Does it hinder them in any way? Join this panel of journalists-turned-authors as they speak about their transition and route to being a published author. More information and ticketing details here.

 

October 03, 2019 by Accounts Team EB